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Chicken Soup for the Soul. Think
Positive for Kids:
101 Stories about
Good Decisions, Self-Esteem, and PositiveThinking

Give a child gifts that will last a lifetime -
self-esteem, tolerance, values, and inner
strength. This book is filled with inspirational
stories for children and their families to
share, all about kids making good choices and
doing the right thing. The values that
children learn today will stay with them for
the rest of their lives. This collection gives
kids positive role models to follow in its 101
stories about doing the right thing and making
healthy choices.

Includes my story:
"Alice and Snowball"

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The 2013 Rhysling Anthology

The Best Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror
Poetry of 2012

Selected by the Science Fiction Poetry Association

Edited by John C. Mannone

Includes my poem:
"Dream Train"

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The 2014 Rhysling Anthology

The Best Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror
Poetry of 2013

Selected by the Science Fiction Poetry Association

Edited by Elizabeth R. McClellan & Ashley Brown

Includes my poem:
"Don't Call Me a Fairy"








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The 2012 Rhysling Anthology

The Best Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror
Poetry of 2011

Selected by the Science Fiction Poetry Association

Edited by Lyn C.A. Gardner

Includes my poem:
"The Tortoise's Encounter"

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The 2011 Rhysling Anthology

The Best Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror
Poetry of 2010

Selected by the Science Fiction Poetry Association

Edited by David Lunde

Includes my poem:
"The Legend of the Flying Dutchman"

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And the Crowd Goes Wild!

A Global Gathering of Sports Poems
Edited by Carol-Ann Hoyte

From rock climbing to lacrosse, tennis to ping-
pong, and swimming to soccer, this unique
anthology pays joyous tribute to a wide spectrum
of sports. Fifty poets, representing 10 countries,
share a mix of thoughtful and humorous
perspectives on all aspects of athletics. A
potpourri of poetry styles pay tribute to an
athlete’s determination, agony, and exhilaration,
celebrate the spirit of spunk and fair play, and
more. Here’s a book that’s sure to be a slam
dunk for readers ages 8 - 12.

Includes my poem:
"High Dive"

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In the Garden of the Crow

Edited by Angela Charmaine Craig

What happens when the dragon gets tired of being
the dragon? How does Prince Charming respond to
his mail? What are a witch's favorite things? How
does an angry troll pass all that time spent under
the bridge? In the Garden of the Crow presents
the dark re-imaginings of over 30 poets.

Includes my poem:
"A Streetcar Named Happily Ever After"

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Open Doors: Fractured Fairy Tales

Wayman Publishing

A whimsical collection of fairy tales. Ever wished
to be like Sleeping Beauty so you could take a
nap--for once? Isn't it a bit annoying how the
fairytale princes always get the girl, or how the
three little pigs always beat the wolf? Well,
that's all about to change. . .

Includes my poem:
"Much Ado About a Do"

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Dear Tomato: An International Crop of
Food and Agriculture Poems

Edited by Carol-Ann Hoyte

Bursting with flavor and just the right infusion of
insight, Dear Tomato: An International Crop of
Food and Agriculture Poems presents a collection
of poems from thirty-four writers on the most
universal topic of all: food.

Featuring a wide assortment of styles, from
haiku to acrostics to free verse, these poems
touch on topics that range from lighthearted to
seriously thought-provoking.


Includes my poem:
Contain Your Imagination

Available
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The Poetry Friday Anthology for
Celebrations

Edited by Sylvia Vardell and Janet Wong

features poems in English and Spanish by 115
poets for 150+ holidays and celebrations,
including: Random Acts of Kindness Week,
Children’s Book Week, World Laughter Day,
National Camping Month, International Literacy
Day, Global Hand Washing Day, and more!

Poets include: Jack Prelutsky, J. Patrick Lewis,
Joyce Sidman, Margarita Engle, Nikki Grimes,
Jane Yolen, Kenn Nesbitt, and over 100 more.

Includes my poem:
Make a Joyful Noise

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National Geographic Book of
Nature Poetry

Edited by J. Patrick Lewis

When words in verse are paired with the
awesomeness of nature, something magical happens!
Beloved former U.S. Poet Laureate J. Patrick
Lewis curates an exhuberant poetic celebration of
the natural world in this stellar collection of nature
poems.

Includes my poem:
The Red Crabs of Christmas Island

Available
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One Minute Till Bedtime
Little Brown
Edited by Kenn Nesbitt




Former Children's Poet Laureate Kenn
Nesbitt presents a blockbuster collection of
all-new poetry penned by some of the most
beloved and celebrated poets of our time,
including Jack Prelutsky, Jon Scieszka, Mary
Ann Hoberman, Nikki Grimes, Lemony
Snicket, Jane Yolen,B.J. Lee and many more.

Includes my poem: "Skateboard Girl"

Available
here
The 2016 Rhysling Anthology

The anthology... serves as a showcase of the
best science fiction, fantasy, and horror poetry
of 2015. The Rhysling Anthology is available to
anyone with an interest in this unique compilation
of verse from some of the finest poets in the
field of science fiction, fantasy, and horror
poetry.

Includes my poem:
The Dreaded Dreadnoughtus



Available
here
The Best of Today's Little Ditty
2014-2015
Iggo Island Press, 2016
Compiled by Michelle Heidenrich Barnes






Contains my poems:
"Yellow"
"A Woman Cried"
"The Passionate Stallion to His Mare"

Available
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BOOKS
Coming in 2018
National Geographic's The United States of Poetry
edited by J. Patrick Lewis
contains my poem:
"Groundhognostication"
Coming soon!
The 2017 Rhysling Anthology
edited by David C. Kopaska-Merkel

Contains my poem:
"Riding the Dark"